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I have a little confession to make – I do not put up my holiday decorations the day after Thanksgiving! I know that after a year like 2020, many wanted to get their tidings and tinsel up early, but there are too many decorating trends...

We are heading into cooler (see: colder!) months, plus a pandemic – it’s truly an unprecedented time for this generation! But even though it’s getting dark before 5PM (at least here in New England), we need to keep our spirits up. A great mood booster...

It would be an understatement to say that 2020. Has. Been. A. Year! We’ve had: a worldwide pandemic, election chaos, too many TikTok dances, not one but TWO Bachelorettes in the same season (most dramatic season EVER), and an earthquake here in Massachusetts to top...

Mention Newport, Rhode Island, and visions of Gilded Age mansions and preppy yacht clubs may follow. Designer Desiree Burns doesn’t think that way. When she and her husband found a summer place outside the touristy downtown, she looked forward, not back. “It’s modern glam for...

Have you ever wondered how interior designers pick *just* the right rugs for rooms? It’s actually easier than you think! Check out these secret tricks of the trade I’ve learned throughout the years that make rug selection a cinch. Rugs 101 These basic sizing tips are a...

I love sharing the latest trends each season with you, but I thought I would do something a little different this spring. As I was researching, I found myself drawn to the stories behind what is in vogue right now. Trends for the spring include...

Something I love about interior design is that it is constantly evolving. It can be hard to keep up, and it is just as easy to lose yourself in all the new information and fashions. When this happens, you may lose a sense of yourself...

If you are spending a bit more time at home, you might be looking for a few ways to switch up your everyday home design. Although it might be hard to have someone come to your house to repaint walls or install new carpet, there...

Marble has been on my mind for a while now, and why shouldn’t it be? The stone material isn’t a cold, austere, or gaudy trend anymore. Using marble in your next interior design project can be chic, glam, and fun! Let me show you how: Walls...

The start of a new year (and decade!) is a great time to start thinking about revamping your interiors, especially with so many blogs and magazines publishing their thoughts on the biggest trends for the coming months. I’ve checked out a few of the trends...